Principles of English Composition Through Analysis and Synthesis: A Text-book for the Senior Classes of Elementary Schools and for Pupil-teachers

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Macmillan, 1894 - 123 עמודים

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עמוד 17 - And it came to pass that night, that the angel of the LORD went out, and smote in the camp of the Assyrians an hundred fourscore and five thousand : and when they arose early in the morning, behold, they were all dead corpses.
עמוד 13 - While treating of the pronunciation of those who minister in public, two other words occur to me which are very commonly mangled by our clergy. One of these is " covetous," and its substantive,
עמוד 107 - Towards the approach of day, the noise in some measure subsided, long before objects were distinguishable, the Pigeons began to move off in a direction quite different from that in which they had arrived the evening before, and at sunrise all that were able to fly had disappeared. The howlings of the wolves now reached our ears, and the foxes, lynxes, cougars, bears, raccoons, opossums and pole-cats were seen sneaking off, whilst eagles and hawks of different species, accompanied by a crowd of vultures,...
עמוד 107 - God ; we have gone astray like lost sheep : we have done those things which we ought not to have done ; we have left undone those things which we ought to have done ; and there is no health in us.
עמוד 13 - Her own story was that she had a quarrel with the deceased, first about her wages, and secondly about the soup, and that she seized the deceased by the throat, and she fell, and when she got up she was looking for something to strike her with, and upon this she struck the deceased a blow on the throat, and she fell, and died almost instantaneously.
עמוד 111 - Many politicians of our time are in the habit of laying it down as a self-evident proposition, that no people ought to be free till they are fit to use their freedom. The maxim is worthy of the fool in the old story, who resolved not to go into the water till he had learned to swim. If men are to wait for liberty till they become wise and good in slavery, they may indeed wait forever.
עמוד 14 - Some place the bliss in action, some in ease, Those call it Pleasure, and Contentment these...
עמוד 99 - ... him a sum of money if he would depart the kingdom without effusion of blood ; but his offer was rejected with disdain ; and William, not to be behind with his enemy in vaunting, sent him a message by some monks, requiring him either to resign the kingdom, or to hold it of him in fealty, or to submit their cause to the arbitration of the pope, or to fight him in single combat. Harold replied, that the God of battles would soon be the arbiter of all their differences...
עמוד 17 - I will not barter English commerce for Irish slavery ; that is not the price I would pay, nor is this the thing I would purchase.

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